Career Details


(working within the Airfield Ground Lighting Department at Norwich Airport)

Main Scope & Function of the Job
Under the direction of the Senior Airfield Electrician undertakes daily inspection, maintenance and rectification of Airfield Ground Lighting, maintenance of standby power generators; maintenance and servicing of Airport Emergency Lighting and other tasks as designated by the Senior Airfield Electrician.

Airfield, office, workshop, and equipment rooms, working at heights of 30m and outdoor working, 39 hours per week plus weekend call in as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Decision Making Authority
The post holder will be expected to work without supervision and act on his/her own initiative and authority. He/she will also be required to supervise external contractors and engineers whilst carrying out maintenance and repair of equipment and demonstrate safe workshop practices in accordance with health and safety procedures.

Qualifications/ Experience
Qualified Electrician, City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 & 3, NVQ Level 3

  1. Successful competition of Achievement Measurement 2
  2. GCSE Maths, English, Physics or equivalent.
  3. Safe colour perception.
  4. UK Driving Licence.
  5. Administer 1st Aid (preferable)
  6. Radio operation
  7. First Aid (electric shock treatment).
  8. Health and Safety Procedures.
  9. Ability to perform administrative tasks using Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel)

Main Responsibilities & Equipment Types
A.         To act in the absence of the Senior Airfield Electrician on operational and technical matters.     

B.         Maintenance, modification and repair of the Airfield Ground Lighting, Repairs to AGL Hardware such as AGL Light Fittings, AGL standby generators, maintenance and servicing of Emergency Lights throughout the airport, Portable Appliance Testing of electrical equipment throughout the airport. Maintenance of electrical installations within airport buildings.  

C.         Maintenance of technical records in accordance with CAA requirements.

D.         Participation and co-operation in the management of Critical Spares and storage.

E.         Maintenance, control and Calibration of Test and Measuring Equipment. (TME)

F.         Following procedures in accordance with local and regulatory documents

G.        To undertake other tasks and duties commensurate with the post as requested by the Senior Airfield Electrician.

H.        To carry out Airside driving and maintain a valid Airfield Driving Permit by demonstrating the required driving skills and medical standards.

H.        Visual driving inspection of AGL Systems on the airfield and sites beyond the airfield boundary

I.          Complete safe isolation and monthly/bimonthly tests to HV AGL circuits

J.          Complete service to Abacus masts

If you are interested and would like to apply for the role, please take a look at the Job Description, then forward your CV to our HR Team via email by clicking the link here.

Closing date for applications: 28th June 2024. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

Norwich Airport is an Equal Opportunities Employer

All prospective employees are required to produce documents to verify their entitlement to work in this country to comply with the Immigration Act, 2016. In addition, all foreign nationals are required to provide appropriate evidence of eligibility to work in the U.K. i.e., a work permit / visa, where applicable. The original of these must be produced at the interview stage.


Airfield Ground Lighting (AGL)


39 hours per week